At an inspiring meeting in Zimbabwe, over 160 women gathered to mark feminism’s leading role in creating a more progressive Africa.
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Under the constitution pushed through by the country’s generals in 2008, an opposition victory at the polls does not guarantee a role in governing.
Art has proved to be an effective platform to promote freedom of expression and innovation among long-stifled Tunisians.
Since World War II, Europe has offered protection to those fleeing violence and persecution. Today, it should fulfill that obligation once again.
Interpreters—often among the first people arriving refugees meet—work in a world that is both practical and personal. Here are four of their stories.
As LGBTI Ukrainians face down violence and discrimination, their parents are joining them on the front lines of the struggle.
After a Kenyan hospital detained two mothers after childbirth for nonpayment, it set in motion a landmark case with implications for human rights throughout the region.
At the center of the world’s illicit drug trade, Latin America is well positioned to teach other regions of the Global South what it’s learned about smarter drug policy.
When Hungary closed its border with Serbia, refugees began pouring into Croatia. A broad coalition of volunteers has been working to support them ever since.
The pharmaceutical industry isn’t delivering innovation the public needs—but drug makers are reaping the profits they demand. It’s time to rethink the system.
Though education and employment opportunities for Afghan women have improved, a rampant culture of harassment makes it difficult to take advantage of them.